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Going cashless in Singapore: What to use and when

Going cashless in Singapore: What to use and when

Singapore is taking cues from China; a country where cashless now is deeply ingrained into society. As part of the government’s Smart Nation initiative, more establishments are making the move to cashless. In the case of public transport, cash top-up will no longer be an option at ticketing machines by 2020. Cashless is an inevitability, however, there’s still confusion over what cashless systems we have in Singapore and when to use them due to the variety of options available. This guide is here to help illustrate every system we have now and what situations to use them. NETS  The OG…
3 Activities to Experience at Uncle Ringo Presents The Great Circus of Europe

3 Activities to Experience at Uncle Ringo Presents The Great Circus of Europe

Remember Uncle Ringo? Does that name conjure up a sense of nostalgia within you? The famous carnival organiser continues to have a presence in our neighbourhoods ever since its inception in 1984, and now they are back again, this time right in the heart of the city with Uncle Ringo Presents The Great Circus of Europe. Uncle Ringo Presents The Great Circus of Europe is part of the Marina Bay Singapore Countdown 2020 celebrations, and ups the ante by bolstering their line-up in what is possibly their one of their largest events they have hosted. Here are 3 activities which…
Black Friday Singapore 2019 Deals: Tech and Gaming edition

Black Friday Singapore 2019 Deals: Tech and Gaming edition

Black Friday is nearly upon us and though the event is more associated with America, it does not mean we can’t benefit from it as well. Like the recent Singles Day blowout from multiple retailers just a couple weeks back, there are some spectacular discounts on offer again to the public. The discount covers a wide variety of products, but we will be specifically honing in on tech and video games for you enthusiasts who have been itching for a drop in price.  Shopee: Impossible $10 deals and cashback vouchers Shopee was a big part of the 11.11 sales and…
Quick Beats: Events for October 2019

Quick Beats: Events for October 2019

Brace yourselves as the month of October sees the arrival of pop heartthrobs Shawn Mendes, New Hope Club, and one of the rarest ways to go old school with Backstreet Boys. And if you love all things sweet, or need a little Disney magic in your life, then The Bubble Tea Factory and Disney: Magic or Animation exhibitions are for you! Don’t forget to catch a dose of witty yet dark humour with Daniel Sloss on his live stand-up performance, Daniel Sloss: X. 4 Oct – ‘Shawn Mendes: The Tour’ Live in Singapore Born in Toronto, singer-songwriter Shawn Mendes released…
5 network security tips to prepare yourself against incoming cyber threats

5 network security tips to prepare yourself against incoming cyber threats

The recent Singhealth data breach has put personal data security under the microscope. 1.5 million people were affected by the cyberattack, of which 160,000 had outpatient prescriptions stolen.  While incidents like this are not something commonly seen and are hard to account for, we have the power to prepare ourselves from further attacks that occur in our own home. One out of five Singaporeans own at least one smart device, and it is highly likely that we have inputted our personal information while using said devices. We run the risk of exposing ourselves to similar attacks from cybercriminals if we…
Quick Beats: Events for September 2019

Quick Beats: Events for September 2019

September sees the return of many events and music acts. Techies will be excited to know that COMEX 2019 makes a comeback this month, while music enthusiasts can keep an eye out for returning K-pop artists such as Epik High, EXO, and the iconic Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix star-studded concert lineup. This month, we are also looking forward to a slew of cultural events leading up to the Mid-Autumn Festival and other fun ones like the Universal Studios Singapore’s Halloween Horror Nights and Pangdemonium’s Urinetown musical. Let’s get right into it. 29 August to 8 September – Walking With…
National Day 2019: A guide to enjoying Singapore’s bicentennial fireworks

National Day 2019: A guide to enjoying Singapore’s bicentennial fireworks

Heading out to catch some fireworks this National Day? Here’s where to go in the city to catch these fireworks. If you can’t decide, check out all the National Day specials to make the trip out of the door worth your while. General Information This year’s NDP will be located at the Padang this year, which is a historical site where Singapore’s independence was declared. Singapore’s National Day Parade (NDP) is traditionally held at The Float @ Marina Bay since 2007, and this year’s edition breaks the trend of organising the parade at the Padang only every five years.  The…
Quick Beats: Events for August 2019

Quick Beats: Events for August 2019

The month of August is going to be buzzing in this little red dot. Music aficionados will be in for a treat, with chart-topping artistes such as LANY, Westlife, and The Vamps making a rare stop here for their tours. For the hipsters, the organisers of Baybeats are bringing the new LiveWire stage to the festival. Fun date night ideas are also all around the city, with thought-provoking exhibitions and festivals to celebrate local brilliance in the spirit of the bicentennial year; not forgetting the quintessential Films At the Fort, a premier open-air cinema for cliques and couples alike. Can’t…
Here’s how you can have a fun-filled date at Funan!

Here’s how you can have a fun-filled date at Funan!

Funan recently reopened on 28 June 2019 (Friday), after a three-year-long transformative redevelopment. With over 180 brands sprawled across the mall, visitors will be spoilt for choice over the array of retailers, eateries and activities offered. While it may be fun to explore Funan with friends, it certainly isn’t the same to go without a plan of any sort during a date. So where are the good spots at Funan for couples? Check out our handy Funan Shopping Guide for couples to find out! Shopping Superdry Greeting you just as you enter the mall is Superdry, great for summer wear…
Quick Beats: Events for July 2019

Quick Beats: Events for July 2019

The advent of live performances is back! Our events for July features a range of concerts – from beloved K-pop artists to live covers of your favourite old school rock bands – and art acts such as Aladdin and Kurios by Cirque du Soleil. 6 July – Tiger District Party For one night only, Tiger is inviting the community to uncage their local pride at the Tiger District Party. Singaporeans can head down to Bugis to indulge in iconic dishes prepared by our beloved local chefs. From Wanton Mee to Hakka Bowls, district favourites including Nam Seng Wanton Mee, Ah…
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